Tag Archives: Georgia

March 3, 1801

On March 3rd, 1801, David Emmanuel took office as the elected Governor of the state of Georgia. There has been the reoccurring rumor that he and his family were Jewish, and that would have made him the first Jewish governor … Continue reading

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February 22, 1819

On February 22, 1819, Spain ceded Florida to the United States via the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819. No money was exchanged but the western boundaries of the United States and the Spanish Territories in the Americas were negotiated. This treaty … Continue reading

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February 21, 1857

On February 21, 1857, the US Congress outlawed foreign currency as legal tender in the United States. Up until that time, foreign coin (especially the Spanish dollar) was allowed as legal tender throughout America, with the metal value of the … Continue reading

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February 12, 1733

On February 12, 1733, James Oglethorpe and his colonists on his ship, the ‘Anne’ landed and settled near the present site of Savannah, Georgia, and started the British Colony of Georgia, which was named after the English King who gave … Continue reading

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January 27, 1785

On January 27, 1785, the first American state university was chartered in Athens, Georgia. However, it wasn’t until January 30, 1892 that the school became a real and recognized center of learning. UGA did have many distinguished alumni in the … Continue reading

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August 12, 2015

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 2008 Russia halted its five-day military assault on Georgia. When Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue learned of the assault on August 11, 2008 he mobilized his secret “Go Fishing” ninja task forces and had them … Continue reading

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April 9th, 1989

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1989 16 civilians were killed during rioting in Soviet Georgia. For those who don’t know where Soviet Georgia is located, it is not located in the homosexual neighborhoods of Atlanta nor is it located … Continue reading

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March 12, 2009

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2009 Atlanta police officer William Martinez died from exertion during a threesome with another man and a woman who was not his wife. His wife sued his heart doctor and won because the heart … Continue reading

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January 19, 1861

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1861, Georgia seceded from the Union. The reason it gave was that all the other cool states were doing it and that Abraham Lincoln wasn’t its real father, George Washington was its real father. … Continue reading

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July 14th, 1914

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1914 Robert H. Goddard patented liquid rocket-fuel. Self-taught chemists in the mountains of North Georgia laughed and dared Mr. Goddard to sample some of their ‘rocket’ fuel. He officially declined their invitation but a … Continue reading

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